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May 10, 2013

The Saskatchewan Physical Education Association (SPEA) recently hosted their annual conference in Regina, SK.  This year the theme of the conference was Relationships: Moving Towards Physical Literacy.  With Relationships being one of the three goals of Saskatchewan’s physical education curriculum delegates were fortunate to have Dr. Paul Wright, Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, Northern Illinois University provide the keynote address.  

The...

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May 6, 2013

At a time when teachers, principals, and parents are grappling with their responsibility to address the consequences of inactivity, Passport for Life provides a set of tools for teachers to assess and understand the physical literacy levels of their students, and to adapt their teaching to provide targeted instruction that is relevant at both the class-wide and student-specific levels. Passport for Life is an easy to use, developmentally appropriate, and student-centred tool.  This program...

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April 19, 2013

The group of invasion games is the most complex out of all games categories. It includes sports such as basketball, football, hockey, and soccer. While the required skills for each sport differ, the tactical problems remain very similar in that players will move up the court/pitch/surface to take an object to a hoop/goal/end zone.

The teaching of invasion games has been the focus of discussion in recent teaching methods, such as Teaching Games for Understanding. This method suggests that...

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April 8, 2013

Executing a proper approach and determining a proper takeoff position are key to seeing success in high jump.  Daniel Sentes from St. Peter Elementary school in Regina, Saskatchewan provides some simple coaching tips.

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March 26, 2013
The Physical Activity Line provides physical activity counselling service and resources for practical & trusted physical activity & healthy living information. One such resource is the Borg Rating of Perceived Exertion (RPE) Scale.  This scale will help you estimate how hard you're working.  Perceived exertion is how hard you think your body is exercising.  Ratings on this scale are related to heart rate.    It is important that students understand perceived exertion when exercising...
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January 25, 2013

Track and Field Coach can be used in the coaching of beginner and high level athletes. If the goal is to help kids get started or get better, this website can be a support.

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January 8, 2013

Reaction Ball activities will not only enhance ones reaction time but also help with receiving skills.  There are many ways to incorporate the ball into games that will help with skill-related fitness as well as health-related fitness.   Check out some of these games that can be done with middle years and high school students/athletes.

View some of these games:  Bouncing Ball, Burning Ball, Going Up, Right or Left, and Twosome.  Download a written description of Reaction Ball...

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January 8, 2013

Moving Ahead with Fitness in Phys. Ed. is a resource created by Regina Catholic Schools.  This resource is designed to give teachers the background knowledge and skills to integrate fitness into their daily physical education instruction.  The approach used encourages students to take personal responsibility for maintaining and improving their health-related fitness level as well as some components of their skill-related fitness.  The resource aligns with outcomes the Ministry of Education’s...

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January 7, 2013

Develop muscular endurance and strength with your students without even using any equipment.  Body weight and plyometric exercises that are easy, require no set up and help students attain personal fitness goals.

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January 7, 2013

Triple Ball is a modified game of volleyball that is designed to help athletes see success and get more touches.  If we want students/athletes to develop with skills, it is imperative that we find ways to get more involvement and more time manipulating the object - in this case the volleyball. 

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